The curriculum offered in Presentation Secondary School is designed to allow students to engage with a broad range of subjects which are experienced through a wide variety of learning experiences.
Junior Cycle Core Subjects:
Irish | English | Maths | History | Religion (non-exam)
Wellbeing incl. CSPE, SPHE & PE
Wellbeing Module incl. Friends for Life, Digital Literacy, Choir & Guidance
Junior Cycle Option Subjects: (Choose 5)
Watch the video to find out more about Graphics New subject introduced in 2021
Junior Cycle Terminology
Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement
A JCPA is awarded to a student upon completion of their three years of Junior Cycle.
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JCPA Explainer Poster
Classroom Based Assessment
CBAs are assessments that take place in second and third year.
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CBA Information Poster for Students
CBA Information Booklet for Parents
Other Areas of Learning
As part of the JCPA, students record 3-5 statements focusing on the skills and knowledge they achieved during the Junior Cycle, outside of normal classroom subjects.
Key Skills and Statements of Learning
The Junior Cycle is now based around a foundation of key skills and statements of learning. Students will experience and develop these throughout all of their subjects.
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